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2009-09-02 16:53:00

CHICAGO, Sept. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Leo Burnett Worldwide today named Susan Credle Leo Burnett USA's chief creative officer, effective October 5th. Credle, 45, formerly served as EVP/Executive Creative Director of BBDO New York. In her new role, Credle will report to Leo Burnett Worldwide Chief Creative Officer Mark Tutssel and will have oversight of both Leo Burnett and Arc USA. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090902/SF70071) "Creativity is the heartbeat of this agency. There...

2009-09-01 05:00:00

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- The Southern California Honda Dealers Association (SCHDA), and the Helpful Honda Guys and Girls in Blue, today announced the opening of the nomination period for the 2010 Honda Helpful Awards. The highly anticipated program, which is part of the ongoing Honda Helpful campaign, is back for the third year in a row to recognize Southern Californians who offer their time and resources to assisting those in need. Residents are encouraged to visit a...

2009-08-31 11:20:00

NEW YORK, Aug. 31 /PRNewswire/ -- The Nielsen Company, a leading global information and media company and the CLIO Awards, one of the world's most recognized international advertising and design competitions, announced today that access to the online entry system, currently open at www.CLIOHealthcare.com for first-ever CLIO Healthcare Awards entries, has been extended one final time. For all work appearing between January 1, 2008 and June 30, 2009, the entry must now be received by the...

2009-06-24 12:14:00

Sole Gold Medal Award For Radio Ads Given To DeVito/Verdi For NTRA Commercials NEW YORK, June 24 /PRNewswire/ -- For the third time in five years, a thoroughbred raced home with a top lion at the prestigious International Advertising Festival in Cannes. "And They're Off," the celebrated radio advertising campaign for the National Thoroughbred Racing Association, was awarded the sole gold medal award yesterday by the judges at the 56th annual awards show known as the Cannes Lions. The...

2009-06-01 14:23:09

Project aims to enable humanoids to interact with people and their environment A Drexel University-led research team late last week unveiled the newest, most central member of its collaboration with a team of Korean researchers:  Jaemi, a humanoid (HUBO). Jaemi HUBO embodies efforts to advance humanoid development and enhance the concept of human-robotic interaction. The project's goal is to enable humanoids to interact with their environment, and enhancement plans include enabling the...

2009-04-21 16:07:00

- Come celebrate 50 years of the advertising industry with us - one decade at a time; register today at www.clioawards.com for $99 room rates at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, Las Vegas - NEW YORK, April 21 /PRNewswire/ -- The CLIO Awards, one of the world's most recognized international advertising and design competitions, has witnessed much advertising history since its inception in 1959. To celebrate its monumental 50th Anniversary, the 3-day CLIO festival will not only feature 5 new,...

2009-03-27 07:00:00

- Wieden will receive the CLIO Lifetime Achievement Award on Wednesday, May 13, at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas - NEW YORK, March 27 /PRNewswire/ -- The CLIO Awards, one of the world's most recognized international advertising and design competitions honoring creative excellence and innovation in the industry, will present Dan Wieden, Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Wieden+Kennedy (W+K), with the Lifetime Achievement Award on May 13 during the 50th Anniversary CLIO...

2009-03-11 17:05:00

Fourth Annual Competition held at Cannes Lions 56th International Advertising Festival SAN FRANCISCO, March 11 /PRNewswire/ -- The Future Lions global student advertising competition (www.futurelions.com), hosted by AKQA in collaboration with the Cannes Lions International Advertising Festival, is calling for entries in its 2009 competition. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090311/PH82581 ) The annual competition challenges students to develop an idea for advertising a global...

2009-02-17 08:00:00

Final deadline for the advertising, design, interactive, and strategic communications/public relations awards is March 2nd NEW YORK, Feb. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- The CLIO Awards, one of the world's most prestigious international advertising and design competitions honoring creative excellence and innovation in the industry, today announced the final submission deadline for entries, as well as a comprehensive conference schedule for the 50th Anniversary CLIO Awards at the Hard Rock Hotel &...

2009-01-28 08:50:00

Scan of thousands of inherited genetic changes reveal specific variations linked to treatment failure and the fate of chemotherapy drugs in the body for children with acute lymphoblastic leukemiaScientists from St. Jude Children's Research Hospital and the Children's Oncology Group (COG) have discovered in children with acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) scores of inherited genetic variations that clinicians might be able to use as guideposts for designing more effective chemotherapy for this...

Word of the Day
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  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'